Diversity and Moral Reasoning: How Negative Diverse Peer Interactions Affect the Development of Moral Reasoning in Undergraduate Students
- The Journal of Higher Education
- The Ohio State University Press
- Volume 81, Number 4, July/August 2010
- pp. 459-488
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How do interactions with diverse peers affect moral reasoning development? Results from a longitudinal study of 171 students enrolled in an Intergroup Dialogue or Introduction to Sociology course indicate that students who experience more negative interactions with diverse peers report lower developmental gains in moral reasoning, although the effects are differentially manifested within each of the courses.